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Ayesha Hardison Discusses Jane Crow

Have these April showers kept you in your room for far too long? Do you like study breaks? Are you looking for something to do on a Thursday afternoon?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to the Downing Student Union 3025 on Thursday, April 30 from 4:00-5:30 PM for a talk by Dr. Ayesha Hardison entitled, “Of Maids and
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“I Am a Kentuckian” March 30th

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Kentucky will be hosting their “I Am a Kentuckian” tour at WKU on Monday, March 30th at 4 PM in Gary Ransdell Hall (GRH) Auditorium. The purpose of the tour is putting real faces with real issues and engaging in important conversations about a topic that needs a voice. During the event, audience members
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Potter College Fall Festival : “I Wish Ogden did Cool Stuff Like This!”

As most of you know, the lovely Potter College Fall Festival was this past Wednesday, and it was fantastic! There was live music, food, and pumpkins. I made a flower bouquet, drank hot apple cider, and won a cool mug from the history department. There was a table where you can get poems written for you, learn about study abroad,
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Muse-ical English Major: Part 1

Collin Hancock is a classmate of mine. Has been for a couple of years now, and is a pretty cool guy. In addition to being an English major and student, he’s also a musician. Jacky Killian: How old are you, and what year are you currently in? Collin Hancock: I’m 22, and I’m a senior. Jacky: What is your concentration?
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Registration Blitz Starts this Week: May 15th – 21st

Get registered for fall ASAP by attending this WKU event specifically for students who still need their registration holds lifted and advice about registering. See the attached flyer for details:

Congratulations to the Three Students Who Received Outstanding English Awards from PCAL

Dean David Lee of Potter College of Arts and Letters and Dr. Rob Hale, English Department Head, congratulated our three Outstanding English Majors at the PCAL Awards Ceremony recently. Be sure to congratulate them , too, when you see them! Outstanding English Major: Anthony Gross Jr. Outstanding Graduate Student in English: Bliss Powers Outstanding EST Student: Cameron Calvert-Carr

Submission Date: the Henry Fiction Award–Tuesday, April 15, 2014

 The Henry Fiction Award SUBMISSIONS The Henry Fiction Award is a $500 award specifically for Creative Writing majors and minors. Applicants must: 1. Be full-time undergraduate students at WKU 2. Be Creative Writing majors or minors 3. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above… 4. Submit a writing sample of his/her fiction (only short stories, not novel excerpts) no
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Goldenrod Festival: Write On!

As my fellow students slowly filled the Cherry Hall auditorium, I took my seat at the front to have the perfect view. That wonderful view was the back of the spikey-haired head of Matt Hart, the poet invited by the English Club to headline at the Goldenrod Poetry Festival. (“Matt Hart is the author of five books of poetry, most
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Tom Hunley Speaks: An Email Interview and A Psalm

The English Majors’ Weblog wanted to cast out a line to Dr. Tom Hunley before his poetry reading tonight at the Warren County Public Library. Here are his rapid fire and altogether too wise responses.  He also was very kind in allowing us to reprint his poem, “Psalm on a Theme by Dean Young and a Somewhat Similar Theme by
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On Graduation Day: Some Words for Our Fall 2013 Graduates

We’re so happy to congratulate many of you on your graduation day today! From those of us you leave behind – faculty, staff, students, friends – we all wish you the best, and hope you will never become strangers to Cherry Hall. Below you’ll find some inspiring words from some very familiar sources (I wish I could take credit for
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